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FDS responds to Liberal Democrats research - 'over 4.4 million children in England not seen dentist for at least a year'Commenting on the Liberal Democrats research (House of Commons Library) that states - ‘over 4.4 million children in England have not seen an NHS dentist for at least a year’ - Dr Charlotte Eckhardt, Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, said: “This situation is simply not acceptable. Children and young people should be visiting the dentist at least once a year to prevent serious tooth decay.
Thu21Sep2023New data published today shows that the waiting list for referral to treatment in Wales has risen again, with the figure for July 2023 sitting at 757,355.
Thu14Sep2023Surgeons have warned that patients left to wait months and months for treatment may see their health deteriorate further as a result of the peak in NHS waiting lists.